Everyone needs help at some time in their life, and it's only natural for people to help one another. In fact, when facing a life threatening crisis, our base instinct is to seek help. However, for individuals with alcohol use...
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A few years ago, after concluding that I’m an atheist, I started to think about my experience in Alcoholics Anonymous and how I would approach the program going forward. Line by line, I went through the Big Book with a...
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One need not believe in a Higher Power to experience recovery through the 12 Steps of Alcoholics Anonymous, nor is it necessary to have a spiritual experience. It is possible to achieve and maintain sobriety in AA through an entirely...
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The twelve steps of Alcoholics Anonymous have helped millions of alcoholics recover since 1939. But how many more could have been helped if not for the religious overtones written throughout the steps? We will never know, but judging by the...
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Many years ago, maybe twenty or more, I would occasionally attend a speaker meeting on Friday nights and at those meetings, I would see Kevin P. I never got to know him, but as long as I’ve been in AA,...
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I met Carmen at my home group, and have always enjoyed her thoughtful comments, intelligence, and her honest, open, and warm personality. This podcast features a portion of her story followed by an interesting conversation based on her experience as...
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When I first met Erica in March of 2015, her confidence was shaken, her sobriety was fragile, and she was facing a life or death situation. She needed to stop drinking, and having experienced past success in AA, she felt it...
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My name is John S., and I’m an alcoholic, and this is the history of an AA group that I helped found—We Agnostics Kansas City. Since I played a part in helping to start the group, some of this history...
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